Army Kills Two Palestinians In Gaza

Elias Hubbard
May 16, 2018

"We also call on all parties to show restraint and urge all protests to remain peaceful, while calling on all sides to tackle the long-term causes of this conflict and promote dignity and security for both Israelis and Palestinians".

Tens of thousands of Palestinians rallied near the border fence on Monday, with smaller numbers seeking to breach it and clashes erupting.

Moran began her speech on a personal note, saying that if it weren't for Nakba - the term Palestinians use to commemoration the displacement that preceded and followed the Israeli Declaration of Independence in 1948 - she might not be speaking there today, and that this compelled her bring the matter to Parliament's attention.

"So I took her with me on the bus".

The baby's body was wrapped in a Palestinian flag and buried on Tuesday.

The vast majority have been killed by live ammunition fired by Israeli snipers but Leila was reportedly caught up in a cloud of tear gas, only temporarily painful for adults but potentially more unsafe for infants.

Weeping helplessly, a mother cradles her lifeless eight-month-old daughter yesterday - an apparent victim of Israeli tear gas.

It was not immediately clear how close to the border fence Ghandour and her family were.

At first, the baby's parents thought she was merely sleeping.

The Palestinian Health Ministry said the soldiers killed Bilal Bodeir al-Ashram, 18, from the Nusseirat refugee camp, east of Deir al-Balah, in Central Gaza.

Mr Regev said: "If we allow the Hamas terrorists to enter Israel, we will have dead Israelis". Monday was one of the deadliest days we have seen since the 2014 war, with six children killed and more than 220 children hurt, including more than 150 who were shot by live ammunition, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza.

"Starting tomorrow, the United Nations, together with global partners will need to focus and redouble efforts to implement projects that will have an immediate impact on improving the electricity, water and health situation as a matter of urgency", he said.

The US has been the lone voice of support for Israel.

Nickolay Mladenov, the special United Nations envoy to the region, told the Security Council on Tuesday that hospitals in Gaza were "reporting an unfolding crisis of essential medical supplies, drugs and equipment needed to treat the injured".

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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